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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 14

NBC Sports hockey analyst Eddie Olczyk  will face off against fans in a shoot-the-puck competition at Horseshoe Casino in Indiana.

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02/12/96
SPECULATION MOUNTS AS MORRISON SUSPENDED BY BOXING GROUP

TOMMY MORRISON remained at home in Oklahoma "as concern grew in the boxing community" that he has tested positive for the HIV virus, according to the N.Y. TIMES. Morrison, "one of the sport''s most po

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02/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"60 Minutes" examined the $2B sports memorabilia industry -- described by MORLEY SAFER as one "fraught with fraud, theft and sleaze." TED WILLIAMS was featured, with Safer noting that he makes more "w

Tags: CBS, Orlando Magic, PGA Tour, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

02/09/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The BOSTON GLOBE profiled former top Reebok exec, ROBERTO MULLER, now head of the Muller Sports Group. Muller compared his new firm to Creative Artist''s Agency or Henry Kissinger''s international rel

Tags: MLB, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

02/09/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sports and communications attorney PHILIP HOCHBERG has joined Washington, DC, law firm of Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson & Hand (Verner et al). WILLIAM GREATHOUSE has been named GM for Volume S

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02/08/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In an live chat on the league''s Web site, NBA.com, Commissioner DAVID STERN was asked his opinion about DENNIS RODMAN. Stern: "I really do believe that he''s having an All- Star season, although he w

Tags: HBO, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

02/08/96
ORR REPORTEDLY INTERESTED IN BUYING BOB WOOLF ASSOCIATES

Bobby Orr is "part of a group negotiating to buy" Bob Woolf Associates, according to Daniel Golden of the BOSTON GLOBE. Orr said he and some friends are looking into the deal, and "will continue to lo

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/08/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The NSGA has appointed several new Vice Presidents: DON OKER, VP/Sales; TOM DOYLE, VP/PR & Information; TOM DRAKE, VP/Marketing; TOM FITZGERALD, VP/Finance and Operations; PAUL PRINCE, VP/Trade Show S

Tags: Atlanta Braves, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

02/07/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

WILLIAM PERRY, Exec Dir of the Miami Sports and Exposition Authority, resigned on Monday. The Authority appointed Deputy Dir JERRY BERNFELD as Interim Dir until a replacement can be found (MIAMI HERAL

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02/07/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

BO JACKSON will make his movie debut in John Grisham''s "The Chamber." He will play a "tough" prison guard (NEWSDAY, 2/7)....GRANT HILL has opted out of the All-Star Slam Dunk contest due to a sore wr

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02/06/96
WOOLF'S REPUTATION TAINTED BY CHARGES OF IMPROPRIETY

A front-page story in Monday''s BOSTON GLOBE examined the legacy of pioneer sports agent Bob Woolf and how the company bearing his names struggles to remain competitive. Since his death in November ''

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